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For our third Food Issue, Chicago Woman spoke with 10 of the city's influential women in the industry to learn more about what drives them... Read more

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Love & Lemons blogger and food photography guru Jeanine Donofrio shares her secrets on how to snap the perfect foodie pic... Read more

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We all know watching fireworks is a "must-do" on the Fourth, but what are you doing the rest of the day? Ahead, a few places in Chicago that are hosting festive events to ensure you have a memorable holiday. Read more

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When most of us think about pies, we smile, remembering our mother or grandmother's signature pies. For Maya-Camille Broussard owner and baker at Justice of the Pies, that “nostalgic eating" is why pies are so special. Read more

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Vicki Kim, partner at Mott St. and Ruxbin, knows that running a restaurant is a balancing act of great business skills and warm hospitality. Read more

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Amy L. Lutchen is the Wine Director and certified sommelier at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House Read more

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Amy Morton went from aspiring actress, to the the owner of The Barn and Found in Evanston. Read more

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Tucked away in the West Loop, you will find a surprise at the inconspicuous Oriole. Partner and pastry chef, Genie Kwon, brings her talent and passion to the intimate 4-star restaurant. Read more

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Hailing from a long line of southern bakers, Amanda Tommey Terbush, owner and baker at Southern France Patisserie, is putting a Southern twist on classic French pastries. Read more

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Becky Frankiewicz, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Quaker Foods North America, works to promote women and give back to the community. Read more

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Catherine De Orio's Italian roots inspired her to go from attorney to culinary student. She is now the host of Check Please! and executive director of Kendall College Trust. Read more

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Angela Dana of Rosebud Restaurants talks to us about what she loves about the restaurant industry and in life. Read more

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Kenmare Catering is a leader in Chicago's high end catering market, providing a unique artistry and exemplary approach to the business. Read more

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Photo Credit: Heather Talbert

The A-list chef invited FW: Chicago into her home to discuss her career, her laid-back life at home with her husband, and the magic of giraffes. Read more

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Chicago is one of the premier culinary destinations in the world. Here, 20 women who have made their mark on the local food scene. Some names you already know, others you should know. Read more

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Pull together a Chicago-style table setting that reflects your unique vision of how you want to entertain your guests. Read more

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